Let us introduce you to the world of stranded colorwork, often called Fair Isle
knitting. In this class we will learn the basics of knitting in color, covering several methods of
holding your yarns, reading charts, how to introduce new colors, the concept of yarn
dominance, how to avoid tangled yarns, weaving in ends, and finishing techniques. This class is
for absolute stranded knitting beginners and those looking to brush up on their techniques. We
will be knitting the Basic Norwegian Star Hat by Cara Jo Miller. (A free pattern on Ravelry.)
This is a single session class that will be held on March 8th @ Noon to 3:30pm. Cost is $30.00 cash or check, or $35.00 credit card and is due at time of sign-up. We are more than happy to ring a credit card over the phone!
Class is limited to 5 students, so sign up today! Our shop number is 414-585-9995
Students will come to class with ribbing for hat completed. (Cast on 112 stitches and knit in K2, P2 ribbing for desired length- an inch or two for a beanie.)
Yarn: 2 skeins of Worsted weight yarn, 1 skein of each color (make sure the colors have high
Needles: Size six circular needles (16”) and size 6 double pointed needles (or preferred method)
to use when decreasing crown of hat.
Pattern: Basic Norwegian Star Hat by Cara Jo Miller. This is a free pattern on Ravelry.
Note: All supplies are available at the Bungalow!